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Program Manager

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Marion
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications :Bachelor s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.Responsibilities for this Position:General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Program Manager. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.Composite Solutions (CS) is a Business Segment of the Airborne Composites and Structures (ACS) area. CS is a proven developer, designer and manufacturer of high quality, lightweight composite components for customers in the aerospace and defense markets. Key product areas include aircraft radomes, engine components, control surfaces, fairings, landing gear and weapons bay doors and tactical military shelter systems. Customers include prime contractors and services across the DoD. CS offers a full spectrum of advanced composites fabrication, including resin transfer molding, hand lay-up, precision fiber impregnation, precision machining, large panel bonding, filament winding, automated oven and autoclave curing, assembly, test and integration. The highly-skilled Composite Solutions team is committed to continuous improvement and consistently strives to be the standard to which others are compared.As aspiring leaders, General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) believes there are several enabling behaviors which will influence your success. These behaviors will also serve as leading indicators of likely success (or difficulty), and will be used by your manager in evaluating your performance and growth as a leader, and will serve to build trust from your teams, your customer, and the organization. These behaviors are:Develop yourselfDevelop othersBe a team playerCommunicate effectivelyDevelop and sustain the relationships you need to be successfulShape culture and positively impact the morale, motivation, and engagement of those around youOperate at the right level and deliver on your commitmentsThink and act strategicallyConfront realityTake reasonable, managed risksIt is expected the successful candidate will utilize these tenets so they can build on their own essential skills and traits.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:--- Uses proposal plans and strategies to lead team in developing, defining, and implementing cohesive, integrated program/product, subcontractor, and material plans, and business plans that achieve overall current and long-term objectives of the program/product, business unit, and division--- Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major program roles--- Leads the establishment of and sets integrated WBS-based budget and schedule baselines including management reserve for programs/products that are complex in nature, high value, with a new customer, or in a new market area--- Monitors work accomplished to baseline plans to ensure rate of work completion is sufficient to meet program/product schedules--- Balances program risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet technical requirements and budgets--- Manages people who lead cross-functional program teams in matrix organization that are focused on the delivery of a product or computer-based system from design to release for customers--- Creates an environment that fosters professional growth for team members--- Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions--- Conducts reviews to drill down into issues on products/programs, identify issues, develop corrective actions, and communicate issues, impacts and corrective actions to program teams--- Responsible for maximizing profit and cash flow of products/programs--- Leads team to identify and quantify risks and opportunities and risk mitigation / opportunity capture activities--- Decouples risk items from mainstream program to the greatest extent possible--- Prepares and presents program/product status to leadership and external customers--- Interfaces with customers on technical matters regarding program/products--- Identifies potential subcontractors for program elements--- Identifies scope changes and develops product/program positions for equitable cost and schedule adjustments--- Develops and executes proposal plans and strategies--- Develops customer relationships and develops new business within the market/program General Dynamics Proprietary Information--- Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions--- Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s)KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:--- Strong knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential applications--- Strong knowledge of target customer markets--- Skilled in the development and implementation of product/program strategy and tactics--- Ability to generate cohesive program plans--- Must be able to establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements--- Ability to develop and implement a product oriented WBS and WBS Dictionary--- Ability to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and trends--- Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to internal and external representatives--- Ability to understand and analyze program financial data--- Strong verbal and written communication skills--- Ability to evaluate quality of work product to ensure satisfaction of customer requirements--- Strong understanding of advanced of risk and opportunity management techniques and ability to apply them to programs--- Ability to lead teams in matrix organization--- Strong knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding acquisition--- Outstanding relationship management and marketing skills--- Needs ability to execute company policies that affect immediate operations--- Ability to develop and execute proposal plans and strategies--- Ability to lead program in customer negotiations and negotiate win-win solutions--- Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in serious delays and considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds--- Will interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels--- Working Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint--- May be required to travelMinimum Salary: USD $135,000.00/Yr. Maximum Salary: USD $146,100.00/Yr. Salary Note: This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. Company Overview:General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc, Winston-Salem , Program Manager, Executive , Marion, North Carolina

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